Faraaz Hossain reportedly refused to leave behind his friends Abinta Kabir amd Tarishi Jain.
By now you've heard about the deadly terrorist attack at a cafe in Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka on Friday. At least three American students have been identified among twenty hostages killed.
Bangladeshi forces stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery early Saturday to end an an hours-long hostage standoff by heavily armed militants, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives.
Twenty multi-national hostages were killed during the 10-hour siege, including nine Italians, seven Japanese, one Indian, three Bangladeshis and one U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin.
The American students were Tarishi Jain, a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley, Abinta Kabir, a sophomore at Emory University, and Faraaz Hossain, a student at Emory's Goizueta Business School.